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INAV Group, LLC Announces the Retirement of Chuck Cooper

Chuck Cooper

“What Chuck brought to INAV Group over the years simply can’t be measured,” said Craig Hackendahl, President and CEO of INAV Group.

Lake Zurich, Illinois — INAV Group, LLC ™, a trusted global supplier of commercial aircraft engines, engine material, and aircraft parts, recently announced that Chuck Cooper will be retiring from the company after 24 years of loyal service. Mr. Cooper most recently served as Vice Chairman and Vice President of INAV Group and, during his tenure with the Company, Chuck held senior positions with General Aviation Technologies, General Aviation Services and Gas Power Systems.   He also sat on INAV Group’s Board of Directors.  While Mr. Cooper looks forward to a relaxing retirement, he will occasionally work with INAV Group on special projects.

Chuck Cooper began his career with a Bachelor of Arts degree in marketing from Michigan State University. While completing his studies, he also earned his private, commercial, and flight instructor certificates. “Chuck’s passion for flying runs deep in his veins,” Dan Dickinson, Chairman of INAV Group commented. “It’s been a part of his personal life and his career from the very beginning. In fact, Chuck has flown over 7,500 hours in all types of aircrafts while working with our customers in every corner of the earth.”

Before joining INAV Group LLC, Mr. Cooper worked with Beechcraft and Cessna Citation. At Cessna, he designed the sales model for the Cessna Citation Used Aircraft Sales Department which subsequently became the industry standard. The model is still used today by a majority of jet aircraft manufacturers.

Mr. Cooper joined INAV Group in 1989 and rose to the level of Vice President quite quickly. During his time with the company, he has worked with financial institutions, leasing companies, and operators to ensure financially beneficial results for everyone involved. Due in large part to his contributions, INAV Group has grown into one of the most trusted and successful aircraft and engine life cycle management companies in the world.

“What Chuck brought to INAV Group over the years simply can’t be measured,” said Craig Hackendahl, President and CEO of INAV Group. “He’s an institution and has been an essential part of our development and success over the years. We’d like to wish Chuck all the best in this next chapter of his life. ”

About INAV Group, LLC ™

INAV Group, LLC is one of the most well-known and trusted suppliers of commercial aircraft engines, engine material, and aircraft parts across the globe. Since 1969, INAV Group has worked with buyers and sellers of virtually every type of aircraft to broker mutually beneficial sales agreements. Throughout the company’s decades of business, the team at INAV Group has consistently upheld a high standard of ethics, fostering long-term partnerships throughout the industry. INAV Group is known and respected for its accountability, consistency, and thoroughness.